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Continuing Education

  • Continuing Education

    The Continuing Education Department continuously initiates and develops seminars, workshops, and courses that provide students, employees, and community members with the opportunity to expand their knowledge and update their skills. For more information about the non-credit professional development programs that Continuing Education offers, please call 851-1800 or e-mail wfdinfo@ecc.edu.

  • Current Programs:

  • Facebook Digital Marketing: Foundations and Strategy of Marketing

    SUNY Erie Community College Workforce Training & Continuing Education department has partnered with Facebook to launch a Digital Marketing Program and we are offering a $200 scholarship to participants. This exciting program is designed for professionals to help their companies grow their business in today’s rapidly changing online environment and for students looking for a career in digital marketing.

    This course is designed to introduce you to the basics of Digital Marketing. It aims to develop your understanding of marketing in the context of a business and provide a framework to think about concepts such as segmentation, targeting, value propositions, and metrics. You will be assessed throughout the course through exercises on the topics. This course culminates in a final project in which you will use the PACE framework to analyze and create a digital marketing plan for a chosen company. The course is part of Facebook’s Digital Marketing curriculum and is required to gain the Facebook certification. Basic internet skills and an understanding of Google Suite applications are recommended. Go to our online registration to enroll in the class.MORE INFO

    Safety and Fire Considerations for Solar PV Workshop

    This online course will provide first responders, such as fire fighters and rescue personnel, with a training on safety precautions and fire code considerations with respect to the recognition and disabling of PV systems. This training will include solar technology identification on the premises, disconnecting methods, and code requirements for roof coverage by modules. Additionally, this training will address access to safe walking space, access to ventilation, location and identification of disconnect switches, DC and AC system conduits and conductors, and battery backup systems. Go to our online registration to enroll in the class.register now

    Full Stack Web Development

    The Full Stack Web Development course teaches multiple programming languages in multiple learning formats.  This 15-week course will immerse students in extensive hands-on training leading to entry level employment as a full stack web developer of modern interactive websites.  The course is divided into three main segments.  The first segment covers the foundations of web technologies, the second emphasizes front-end web development, and the last segment focuses on back-end web development. Third-party services, APIs and support tools professionals use in their role as web developers will also be addressed. Go to our online registration to enroll in the class.more info

    NYS Child Abuse Recognition and Reporting

    This three hour course is designed to provide health care professionals, teachers, coaches, and other professional staff to recognize indicators of child abuse and maltreatment. A certificate of completion will be issued to meet New York State requirements. Go to our online registration to enroll in the class.register now

    NYS Infection Control Training

    This approved three hour course is designed to review various infectious diseases affecting the practitioner. A certificate of completion will be issued upon the completion of the course, which meets the NYS DOH Infection Control Training. Go to our online registration to enroll in the class.register now

    NYS Personal Lines Insurance

    Erie Community College is pleased to offer an approved 40 hour Pre-Licensing for the Personal Lines License. After successful completion of the course, students will receive a certificate of completion that will allow them to sit for the exam. Go to our online registration to enroll in the class.More info

    NYS Property and Casualty Insurance

    This is a 100 hour course that covers such topics as fire and liability insurance, workmen's compensation and accident and health bonds. After successful completion of the NYS Property and Casualty Insurance course, individuals are eligible to take the Insurance Broker exam. Go to our online registration to enroll in the class.More info

    NYS Life, Accident and Health Insurance

    The NYS Life Accident and Health Pre-Licensing course is an approved 48 hour class that will cover insurance principles, types of policies and the agent's duties. After successful completion of the course, individuals are qualify to take the licensing exam. Go to our online registration to enroll in the class.More info

    Pharmacy Technician Training

    SUNY Erie City Campus offers an 11-week Pharmacy Technician training program in the spring and fall free to those who have the academic skills and economic need. Each student will complete 80 internship hours at local pharmacies and city hospitals. At the end of the program, students will sit for the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board exam.

    To be considered for this federally funded program candidates must take a TABE test. Click here to learn more.

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  • Upcoming Exciting Programs:

    Check back for further details about these upcoming courses:

    ▸ CTLE/Teacher Preparation Program for Teacher Certification
    ▸ Occupational Therapy CEUs
    ▸ Child Abuse Recognition and Reporting
    ▸ Solar PV for Engineers
    ▸ Solar PV Permitting and Inspection Methods
    ▸ Solar PV Evaluation and Design Fundamentals for Architects

  • ed2go

    Online Career Training and
    Online Course Offerings

    SUNY Erie, in partnership with ed2go, offers online open enrollment programs designed to provide the skills necessary to acquire professional level positions for many in-demand occupations. These courses can also be used for preparation to enter the college’s academic degree and certificate programs and will familiarize the trainee and encourage them to enter the college for job enhancement purposes.

  • Need Help?

    Continuing Education

    City Campus
    Room O140
    121 Ellicott Street
    Buffalo, NY 14203
    P: (716) 851-1800
    F: (716) 851-1808

    Mark Hoeber
    Dean of Continuing Education
    E: hoeber@ecc.edu

    Frank DiRocco
    Senior Technical Assistant
    E: dirocco@ecc.edu

    Nicole Pike
    E: piken@ecc.edu
  • Registration Information

    Cancellation Policy: SUNY Erie makes a decision to offer each course based upon community interest determined by advanced registration. We reserve the right to cancel a course if there is insufficient enrollment.

    Withdrawal/Refund Policy: SUNY Erie will give a 100 percent refund with 24 hours notice. Non-attendance does not mean an automatic withdrawal; you must contact the Department of Workforce Development at 851-1800 to cancel your registration.